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US says Turkey’s attack in Syria puts Americans at risk - Middle East - Stripes

US says Turkey’s attack in Syria puts Americans at risk - Middle East - Stripes

Stripes - 2019-01-11 10:24

US says Turkey’s attack in Syria puts Americans at risk - Middle East - Stripes - Stripes

Erdogan Argues Turkey Only Country in Syria for Humanitarian Affairs

BAS News - 2019-01-24 21:09
ERBIL - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has argued that his country is the only one in Syria that focuses on humanitarian affairs, state-run media said on Thursday. Erdogan made the remark during a speech at a ceremony of the Turkish Military Acad ...

Pompeo to Cavusoglu: US Committed to Protecting Kurds in Syria

BAS News - 2019-01-22 09:29
ERBIL — US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo held a phone conversation with Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu on Monday to review closer coordination in Syria. “They discussed ongoing U.S.-Turkish engagement as part of the deliberate and coordinated ...

Trump’s ‘green light’ to Erdogan on Syria leaves dilemma on Iran - Middle East - Stripes

Stripes - 2019-01-17 23:30

Germany: We are working to prevent Turkey’s attack

ANF - 2019-01-17 16:17
Foreign Ministry Undersecretary Michael Roth responded to Die Linke’s inquiry in today’s Federal Parliament and said they are working to prevent a Turkish state attack against northern Syria. ...

Behind Turkey’s Actions in Syria: A Fear of Waning Influence - WSJ

WSJ - 2019-01-17 00:42

Pentagon Confirms US Troops Among the Killed in Manbij, Pence Says IS Defeated

BAS News - 2019-01-16 22:34
ERBIL - While the Pentagon has confirmed that seven US personnel were either killed or wounded in Wednesday's explosion in Syria's Manbij, Vice President Mike Pence said that the Islamic State (IS) has been defeated in Syria. A couple of US service membe ...

Ibrahim Kalin: Turkey to control proposed safe zone in N. Syria

Waar Media - 2019-01-16 14:28
A proposed safe zone in northern Syria along Turkish border will be under Ankara’s control, the country’s presidential aide said on Tuesday. presidential spokesperson Ibrahim Kalin; highlighted that Turkey’s aim in Syria’s Idlib was to ensure the safety ...

Turkey’s operation in Syria shows its military limitations

Washingtonexaminer - 2019-01-15 16:27

Pompeo: US understands Turkey’s concerns

Waar Media - 2019-01-13 11:12
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Saturday said Washington understands Turkey’s concerns and its efforts to protect its borders and people. In an interview with the Saudi-funded Al Arabiya television, Pompeo said the U.S. seeks accountability for th ...

U.S. keeps up fight in Syria amid new threats from Turkey

CBS News - 2019-01-11 08:34
The 2,000 U.S. forces in Syria are caught in the middle of mounting tension between the U.S. and its NATO ally Turkey ...

Fate of Daesh militants captured in Syria a lingering question | News , Middle East | THE DAILY STAR

Dailystar - 2019-01-10 14:44

Biased World? Turks Operating in Syria Judged Differently Than Israel :: Middle East Forum

Meforum - 2019-01-07 09:19

US' Mattis sees risk in Turkey's operation in Syria - CNN

CNN - 2018-12-23 03:29

Blindsided US ally France to stay in Syria, Britain says ‘much remains to be done’

Rûdaw - 2018-12-20 12:11
“For now of course we remain in Syria” ...

Turkish Writer Reveals Turkey's Aim in Attacking Syrian Kurds

BAS News - 2018-12-13 19:50
ERBIL - Turkey's goal in its possible upcoming military operation against the Syrian Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) in eastern Syria is to cut the geographic relations among the Kurdish cantons in Kobane city and al-Jazirah region, a Turkish off ...